Deakin Family History

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Deakin Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Deacon.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Eakin, Deakyne, Drain, Meakin, Dean, Akin, Deskin, Dakan, Hearin

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Deakin Family Origin

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Deakin Family Occupations

What did your Deakin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deakin family was Blacksmithing. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deakin. The most common Deakin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Deakin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Blacksmithing

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Deakin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Deakin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Deakin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deakin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Deakin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Deakin. For the veterans among your Deakin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deakin Life Expectancy

What is the average Deakin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Deakin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Deakin in 1955 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deakin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deakin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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